Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to Nelumbo: Nelumbo lutea
n, pl -bos
[C19: New Latin, from Sinhalese nelumbu lotus]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
Switch to new thesaurus
|Noun||1.||Nelumbo - sometimes placed in the family Nymphaeaceae: lotuses|
magnoliid dicot genus - genus of dicotyledonous flowering plants regarded as among the most primitive of extant angiosperms
Nelumbonaceae, subfamily Nelumbonaceae - in some classifications considered an independent family of water lilies; comprises the single genus Nelumbo
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.